Pawar wins, Gurusaidutt loses in Denmark Open qualifying round
New Delhi: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar kept his hopes alive of reaching the main draw of Denmark Open Superseries but it was all over for compatriot RMV Gurusaidutt at Odense on Tuesday.
Pawar defeated Russian Vladimir Ivanov 21-10, 21-14 in the opening round and would take on Daren Liew of Malaysia in the second qualifying round of the men`s singles.
Gurusaidutt, however, lost 18-21, 17-21 to Mohammad Arif Abdul Latif in the first qualifying round to crash out of the tournament.
India`s best men`s doubles pair of Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas also failed to cross the qualying round as they suffered a 19-21, 13-21 loss to Malaysian pair of Mohd Zakry Abdul Latif and Mohd Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari on Tuesday.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Essel Group Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra honoured in Haryana
- Watch: PM Modi's 23rd edition of Mann ki Baat
- Vishal Dadlani apologises after tweet on Jain monk backfires
- Panel discussion on Vishal Dadlani's controversial tweet on Jain monk
- Panel discussion on Vishal Dadlani's controversial tweet on Jain monk - Part II
- Italy mourns quake victims, death toll rises to 291
- Kriti Sanon can't wait to watch 'MS Dhoni - The Untold Story'
- Indian women's hockey stars humiliated, made to sit on floor of train on way back home from Rio
- Donald Trump vows 'tracking system' to deport everyone whose visa expires
- Rockets fired at Turkey's Diyarbakir airport